State v. Jack Patterson

Order: 
Supreme Court Case Name: 
State v. Jack Patterson
Case Date: 
1923
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Criminal
Cause/Crime: 
Murder, 1st degree

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County:

Division: 
West
Number of Pages: 
53
Notes / Description: 

Victim: Melvin Percer. Patterson, a deputy sheriff was accused of shooting Percer, while he and his family were on their way home from a picnic in a wagon around midnight. Percer and 2 others were driving a truck with no lights on when they accidently hit Patterson and his family. Patterson then shot Percer out of anger for hitting his family. First 4 pages of brief are missing.